. . Prelude . . Music has always been a big part of my life. My goal as a 12 year old small town boy named “Tim Tye” was to hit the ‘big time’ in the music business. Be it New York, L.A., or Nashville, I was determined to be an accomplished, successful agent or… Continue Reading
Me & Reba . . .
. . . or Reba and me? Here we are when she was 31, reining “Female Vocalist of the Year” and I, her 24 year old former Nashville agent backstage at The Portsmouth Music Hall in New Hampshire, It was a 2 pm Sunday Matinee “sold out” show. By 5pm or so, the show was… Continue Reading
Just another day on the road . . . .
Jimmy and me, or me and Jimmy? . . . hanging out with two Grammy Award winning groups for “Best New Artist”. (Editor’s note: This will be thirty-minutes of your life that you’ll never get back.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .… Continue Reading
Are you ready for some football? Monday night TV . . . early 1990’s.
Hank Williams, Jr. . . . During those days, he was a successful country music singer & songwriter. Hit single after single. Award after award. His famous daddy (who died while being drunk in the backseat of a car somewhere in West Virginia on the way to a concert) was successful in his own right.… Continue Reading
The Guess Who and me – A popular Canadian band . . . (Canadian Music Hall of Fame members – Juno Winners – SOCAN)
Or me and The Guess Who? . . . “you hear a lot of stories about the bands, you hear a lot of stories about the promoters, you hear a lot of stories about the agents that they are slimy guys. Well, not ours . . . our guy is a good guy and he’s… Continue Reading
Nashville talent agent Tim Tye hanging out in Las Vegas at the IAFE Convention circa 1990.
. . . A glimpse into the life of former music man Tim Tye (me) visiting Las Vegas in late November to attend the International Association of Fairs & Expositions Convention. The Fairs & Exposition Convention was a gathering of the biggest and brightest talent agents, managers and other talents in all of America. Coast… Continue Reading
. . . . Once upon a time in Nashville . . small town loser Timmy Tye made the big time on Music Row.
. . . As a young boy growing up in a small American town, my dreams were always, . . . always about hitting the ‘big time’ and making a name for myself. I did just that. (of course, to only those who knew me.) . . . Once upon a time in Nashville,… Continue Reading
It was Hollywood, California . . . I was living the dream.
It was Hollywood, California and I was living the dream. His name was Jason D. Williams; an eclectic, firebrand of a piano player from Arkansas, (and one of the greatest talents I ever had the opportunity to represent). He was signed to RCA Records in Nashville and a new client of mine. CBS Television in… Continue Reading